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From: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>
To: Heiko Stuebner <heiko@sntech.de>
Cc: linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org, dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] video: fbdev: remove unused auo_k190xfb drivers
Date: Mon, 14 May 2018 15:39:44 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <508774774.A4nF8YdQe2@amdc3058> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3959140.hnfON7x99k@phil>

On Friday, April 27, 2018 05:07:41 PM Heiko Stuebner wrote:
> Am Freitag, 27. April 2018, 13:04:24 CEST schrieb Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz:
> > auo_k1900fb and auo_k1901fb drivers have been introduced six
> > years ago by following commits:
> > 
> > commit 2c8304d3125b ("video: auo_k190x: add code shared by controller drivers")
> > commit 96b1d500e028 ("video: auo_k190x: add driver for AUO-K1900 variant")
> > commit 53027cdf2a67 ("video: auo_k190x: add driver for AUO-K1901 variant")
> > 
> > They never had any in-kernel user so just remove them (since
> > they are platform drivers they need corresponding platform
> > devices to be registered by kernel and it has never happened).
> > 
> > Cc: Heiko Stübner <heiko@sntech.de>
> > Signed-off-by: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>
> 
> While I still hold the ereaders using these controllers in high regard
> as my first kernel hacking project, reality is that I don't think I'll
> ever continue on trying to mainline these and if later someone wants
> to resurrect these (very old now) devices, they'll probably need a drm-
> driver anyway. So for the removal
> 
> Reviewed-by: Heiko Stuebner <heiko@sntech.de>

Thanks, I've queued the patch for v4.18.

Best regards,
--
Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
Samsung R&D Institute Poland
Samsung Electronics

      reply	other threads:[~2018-05-14 13:39 UTC|newest]

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2018-04-27 11:04 ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2018-04-27 15:07   ` Heiko Stuebner
2018-05-14 13:39     ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz [this message]

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